Baseball faces Florida State Sunday in the CWS

Pat Cantwell

June 16, 2012

Omaha, Neb. -


2012 NCAA Division I College World Series
Stony Brook Seawolves (52-14) vs. Florida State Seminoles (48-16)
Location: TD Ameritrade Park
Television Coverage: ESPN2 (Karl Ravech, Kyle Petersen and Jenn Brown)
Radio Coverage: WUSB 90.1 FM (Matt Mankiewich)
World Series: First appearance

Starting Pitchers
Stony Brook:
Brandon McNitt (8-3, 2.50 ERA, 100.2 IP, 61 K)
Florida State:
Mike Compton (11-2, 2.86 ERA, 85.0 IP, 60 K) 

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Stony Brook's Matt Senk named NCBWA Coach of the Year (Newsday)
Stony Brook's Senk nabs National Coach of the Year award (New York Post) 
Five Stony Brook players fans will enjoy watching (Yahoo Sports) 
Stony Brook head coach Matt Senk on his team's run to the CWS (New York Magazine)
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Setting the Scene: The Stony Brook University baseball team faces elimination Sunday as it takes on the Florida State Seminoles in the College World Series. Tomorrow's game will be televised live on ESPN2, with Karl Ravech, Kyle Petersen and Jenn Brown on the call. The Seawolves are coming off a 9-1 loss to UCLA in the College World Series opening game. The winner of this game will face the loser of Sunday's UCLA-Arizona game on Tuesday at 8 p.m., Eastern. Stony Brook has not lost two straight games since March 25.

Scouting the Seminoles: Florida State is making its 21st appearance in the College World Series, 15 under head coach Mike Martin...FSU has never won the CWS, but was runner-up in 1970, 1986 and 1999...the Seminoles are the No. 2 national seed in the tournament and defeated UAB and Samford in the regionals before pounding Stanford in the super regionals to reach Omaha...FSU lost its CWS opener to Arizona in 12 innings, 4-3...outfielder James Ramsey (.382, 13 HR, 57 RBI) is the player to watch.